Member Services

We’re the nonprofit that helps other nonprofits

Our goal is to support member organizations through:

Capacity building, governance and operations support through consultation services.

Strategic collaboration & communication between member and nonmember organizations.

Professional development and conferences aimed at sustainability.

Coordination of programs, services, and management support that enhance the capacity for our members (Contracted Program Management Services).

Our Services

Consulting and Advisory Services

(Value Added Services: Priceless)


Make IHS Your First Point of Contact

IHS members have access to IHS Organizational & Resource Development, Communications & Marketing, and Strategic Planning staff. If IHS staff are not able to meet your needs, we have a network of trusted providers in various disciplines who are ready for your call. Make IHS your first point of contact and let us do the digging for you!

The Provider Network

(Value of $100-1,000 Annually)


Nonprofit News for the Southern Tier

The Provider Network is a multi-platform approach to connecting and educating nonprofit professionals. IHS members are given preferential space, including higher promotion of jobs and upcoming events!

Connect with over 2,000 individuals in the Southern Tier through The Provider Network.

IHS Educational Services

(Value of $50-400 Annually)


Local, Low-cost Training & Professional Development

IHS reacts to the needs of our members by providing local, low-cost, and relevant training and professional development opportunities. IHS Educational services, in combination with NYCON educational opportunities, provide your staff and organization with a comprehensive approach to education.

Members receive a discount on all IHS educational events.

New York Council of Nonprofits (NYCON)

(Value of $60-650 Annually)

IHS Nonprofit Members receive a complimentary membership to NYCON. Become an IHS member and we will take care of the rest!

Over 3,000 New York State nonprofits would agree; joining IHS / NYCON just makes good fiscal sense. All IHS members are automatically enrolled and are eligible for NYCON benefits. Don’t be left out, join the largest nonprofit coalition in the State!

NYCON provides a wide range of benefits. Listed below are a few of their most popular. For a full listing of benefits contact IHS’s Director of Communications & Member Services at or by calling (607) 776-9467 ext 231.


Cost-saving solutions for your organization

Employee Benefits - Health insurance is becoming more expensive and difficult to manage. With an IHS membership, your organization will have access to affordable benefits including health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, worker’s compensation, and much more!


Organizational Insurance

Directors and Officers, Insurance, Professional Liability Insurance, Employee Practices Liability Insurance, General Liability Insurance, and more.


Business Support Services

Discounts on grant seeking resources, office supplies, audio and web conferencing, payroll outsourcing, and background check services are just a few of the opportunities!


Nonprofit Training, Education, & Professional Assistance

NYCON offers a wide range of resources including toolkits & publications, customized professional assistance, online webinars, and annual conferences. Their award-winning training opportunities focus on frontline staff all the way to the board of directors. Group purchasing/discount programs for supplies, software, payroll services, audio & web conference calling, and other essential services

Lead Agency Services

(Value Added Services: Priceless)


Strong Communication and Collaboration

IHS leads a multitude of networks and community coalitions to create stronger communication and collaboration between organizations, businesses, and government entities. Examples are STNED, IHS Education Committee, and C4S. IHS members are given first access to opportunities and are encouraged to utilize the expertise of IHS when forming new groups.



  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Coverage
  • Director’s & Officer’s Liability Insurance General Liability Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account Program Life Insurance

Professional Development & Education

  • Local, In-Person Professional Development
  • Local and State Wide Annual Conferences
  • Webinars
  • Resources
  • Templates & Toolkits
  • Up-to-date Information on Topics Impacting Nonprofits


  • News
  • Events
  • Jobs
  • Sponsorship Opportunities

Consulting Services

  • Communications, Marketing, and Social Media Legal Assistance
  • Strategic Planning
  • Board Development
  • Compliance
  • Legal Assistance
  • Grant Assistance
  • Collaborations & Consolidations

Cost Saving Programs, Subscription Services, and More!

  • Background Checks
  • Staples Business Advantage Program Conference Call & Web Conferencing Services Free Access to Good360
  • Membership
  • Local and State Wide Job Boards

Request More Info

For more information on member benefits and IHS please contact Jason Jordan, Coordinator of Communication & Member Services, by emailing or calling (607)776-9467 ext. 231